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Armenia

Opinion: Why I became a disaster expert

26 Nov 2018, IPS

An earthquake that devastated Armenia in 1988 wrought extreme economic and physical devastation, as well as thousands of deaths. The earthquake serves as a reminder that preparing for disasters is not just a science or practice, but an integral part of every international development framework.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Ministry of Emergency Situations (Armenia) (MES Armenia)
  • Website: http://www.mes.am
  • Contact:Margarita Hakobyan
  • Phone:+374 123 177 70 +374 992 662 00


  • National Platform

    Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Emergency Situations (Armenia) (MES Armenia)
  • Website: http://www.mes.am
  • Contact:Mr. Nikolay Grigoryan, Deputy Head of Rescue Service of MES, Major-General, Head of Emergency Channel Information Center
  • Phone:+374 103 178 05 +374 550 104 01

Academic Programmes in Armenia
 

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.